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New Jersey Gun Range Worker Accidentally Shoots Self With Rental Gun: Police

Lakewood gun range employee accidentally shoots self in hand

Police say a New Jersey gun range employee is expected to make a full recovery after accidentally shooting himself in the hand. reports the unidentified man unintentionally shot himself in the hand while removing a firearm from a storage cabinet at the Garden State Pistol Range in Lakewood around 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Police say the bullet entered and exited the man's left hand. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The gun was a rental weapon. Several customers, including two young boys, were at the gun range at the time of the shooting along with at least one other employee.

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